- the lot, pack, or crowd: Send the whole boodle back to the factory.
- a large quantity of something, especially money: He’s worth a boodle.
- a bribe or other illicit payment, especially to or from a politician; graft.
- stolen goods; loot; booty; swag.
verb (used without object), boo·dled, boo·dling.
- to obtain money dishonestly, as by bribery or swindling.
- kit and boodle. kit1(def 10).
- money or valuables, esp when stolen, counterfeit, or used as a bribe
- mainly US another word for caboodle
- to give or receive money corruptly or illegally
1833, “crowd;” 1858, “phony money,” especially “graft money,” actual or potential (1883), both American English slang, either or both based on bundle, or from Dutch boedel “property.”